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Alfred Gregory (1913–2010): A signed b/w photograph of the New Zealand explorer Sir Edmund Hillary (1919–2008) during his climbing of the 8,848 metres high Mount Everest in May 1953. At his side his companion Tenzing Norgay (1914–1986). Photo size 27.5×21.5 cm. Frame size 43×33 cm.

Sir Edmund Hillary (1919–2008) was a mountaineer, adventurer and explorer. He was born in New Zealand. Hillary and the Sherpa Tenzing Norgay were the first men to reach the top of Mount Everest, something they accomplished on May 29th, 1953. Since then approx. 4,000 people have completed that mission.

Sir Edmund Hillary was knighted by the English queen after his return from Everest.

Seller informs

This is a modern reproduction of a b/w photograph from 1953. The photograph bears the authentic signature of the New Zealand mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary. Certificate of authenticity from PSA included. PSA is one of the most reputable authorities in the world in regards to valuation and authentication of signatures.

Please note that Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers has not physically examined this item, the estimate is solely based on the seller’s photographic material. Therefore, we cannot provide a description of the condition, and it is not possible to request a report on the item’s condition.

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1,000 kr.

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1,150 kr.  

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